Globorotalia menardii

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Globorotalia menardii
Temporal range: Paleocene–Recent
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Rhizaria
Superphylum: Retaria
Phylum: Foraminifera
Order: Globigerinida
Family: Globorotaliidae
Genus: Globorotalia
Species: G. menardii
Binomial name
Globorotalia menardii
Parker, Jones & Brady, 1865

Globorotalia menardii is a perforate foraminiferan, about 1 millimetre (0.04 in) in size. It is a single-celled animal large enough to be seen with a naked eye and is found in the fossil record back to the Paleocene.[1]



  1. ^ Broecker, Wally; Pena, Leopoldo (April 2014). "Delayed Holocene reappearance of G. menardii". Paleoceanography. 29 (4): 291–295. doi:10.1002/2013PA002590. Retrieved 13 February 2015.